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Best in Print

March 7-March 13
Best in PrintStanding ovation? Reflections on Smith Center’s first year
For an organization that ballyhooed every dollar raised to build a performing arts center, cheered the arrival ... read article
Best in PrintConfessions of a Smith Center holdout
What will it take to get Spencer Patterson back inside the performing arts center? read article
Best in PrintNew Discovery: Children’s museum opens this weekend
Did you know you’re going to get very, very wet? read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionCan we be reduced to the sum of our tweets?
Does our social media output equal us, or just a scaled-down, edited version? more
The IntersectionCasino Capital’ introduces ‘cover art’ while speaking the language of Las Vegas
Local art afficionados gambled to win “knockoffs.” more
The IntersectionA conversation with the founders of the Vegas StrEATS festival
The two-year-old monthly food truck and music event at El Cortez is getting tastier with age. more
The IntersectionRent-a-boyfriends are all the rage in China
Fear not, pathetic spinsters. more
Nevada dunks on New Jersey for online gaming
Lawmakers worked fast to legalize online gambling first, but the victory lap might be a bit hasty. more
The IntersectionBehold! The Canine Olympics
The canine athleticism and unbridled joy on display made my job effortless. more
The IntersectionWhat’s in an animal name? Everything
The humane society dubbed black cats “mini panthers” to promote adoptions. We think that’s only the beginning. more
The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Following up on recent columns
Downtown is a whirlwind of activity. Take a moment to take stock! more
The IntersectionThree things the Runnin’ Rebels must do to win the MWC championship
Tourney tips from the Sun‘s Taylor Bern. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Ke$ha at Pure, Nero at Surrender, a beer fest at Lake Las Vegas and more
Also, Rock ‘N Roll Wine launches their 2013 tasting season. more
NightlifeUpcoming Arts District bar Velveteen Rabbit a labor of love
The dedicated Dylag sisters are getting ready to open Downtown’s newest nightspot. more
NightlifeA helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon for the ultimate Scotch tasting
It doesn’t get much better than this. more
NightlifeNaughty Strawberry is the honorary cocktail of Cee Lo’s residency
Fruity and fresh Strip House cocktail has a TY KU kick. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Marquee’s Kaskade residency, pool club openings and more
Also, Hyde’s St. Patrick’s Day party. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCabaret Jazz hasn’t yet become a hip, intimate venue as envisioned
Smith Center President Myron Martin says they’re still introducing Las Vegans to the room. more
Arts and Entertainment10 shows to see at the Smith Center
From Shen Yun to Les Misérables, get ready for a stellar season. more
Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: NASCAR, a movie theater returns, SNL and other stuff you want to know about
Also, SXSW showcases at Beauty Bar and Wynton Marsalis at the Smith Center. more
Arts and EntertainmentYasmina Chavez explores the absurdly unnatural nature in ‘They Used to Be Animals’
Chavez illustrates how unnatural nature has become with photographs and a video installation. more
Arts and EntertainmentWell, hello death (and other artist stories) at CSN Gallery
A skull-themed show can be a cliché serious curators try to avoid. more
Arts and EntertainmentSpencer Patterson’s 2013 playlist—so far
What’s the best music to clear your mind? more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: How to Destroy Angels’ ‘Welcome Oblivion’
Trent Reznor’s side project does not suck more
Arts and EntertainmentDropping in on a Vegas block party
Chinatown street shop KNYEW hosts an evening of fun, food and beats. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe 10th Circle’ is a vibrant, thought-provoking triumph
This exhibit would make Dante proud more
Arts and EntertainmentCee Lo’s ‘Loberace’ would work better in a different time slot
Loberace needs a few tweaks but could become a hit. more


ScreenWest of Memphis’ boils a complex case down to the highlights
The movie focuses on the story of the West Memphis Three. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Emperor’
The movie adds little to the crowded canon of World War II cinema. more
ScreenSam Raimi puts a fun twist on familiar material in ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’
The director filled the movie with entertaining, creative touches. more
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Four insanely stacked, Vegas-style hot dogs
TasteWelcome to the dog show. We’re not messing around.
Angelo Sosa arrives with Poppy Den at Tivoli Village
TasteTop Chef alum brings tasteful Asian fusion to the Summerlin area.
Nosh for a cause with the return of Restaurant Week
TasteDine out to benefit the local Three Square food bank.




CD Cover CD review: David Bowie's 'The Next Day'
It's been awhile, but this was worth the wait
CD Cover CD review: 'Sound City: Real to Reel'
It's a cool concept, but the execution is half-hearted
CD Cover How to Destroy Angels
Trent Reznor's side project does not suck

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Mar 13, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Frozen Beauty Sake is like sipping on spring

Though Las Vegas winters are hardly comparable to the ice-and-snow beatings in the northern U.S., chilly nights and cold desert gusts are still enough to send us searching for sweaters ...